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Bring on Spring

Broadwater Parklands will come alive with the sound of music, dance, art and an impressive range of family activities during our ‘Bring on Spring’ celebration - five weeks of fun from 6 September to 12 October 2014.

Healthy swimming
Pay your water every quarter

Water notices are now issued each October, January, April and July. Quarterly bills will assist in monitoring your water usage.

Get ready Gold Coast
Titans holiday clinic

The Gold Coast Titans are holding two school holiday clinics for boys and girls aged 5-12 years. Places are limited so don’t miss out and register today.

Celebrate Bleach*
Gold Coast Sevens

11-12 October, CBUS Super Stadium, Robina. Tickets on sale now at

The Reveal touring
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Upcoming events

Sing Sisters Saturday mornings

Sing Sisters Saturday Mornings

Ladies singing for fun and friendship every week.

The Gold Coast Pet and Animal Expo

Gold Coast Pet and Animal Expo

The Gold Coast Pet & Animal Expo is the largest animal expo in Australia!

Col Elliott Live at Helensvale

Col Elliot

Over 30 years, three generations of fans, 13 gold and platinum albums, countless awards and with the release of his new DVD roadworks, Col Elliott is performing live at Helensvale Cultural Centre

Introduction to Taoist Tai Chi

Tai Chi classes

A half day introduction to the first 25 moves of the Taoist Tai Chi set.

Better bike maintenance - Varsity Lakes

Better bike maintenance

You will learn valuable tips and be shown how to clean your bike, repair punctures, adjust your brakes and maintain the chain.

Gold Coast Cycle Fest

Gold Coast Cycle Fest

Gold Coast Cycle Fest (GCCF) will be held over the long weekend, 4-5 October 2014.

Latest news

City takes the sting out of mosquito season

1:00 PM - Friday, 3 October 2014

One of the most comprehensive city-wide mosquito management programs has been preparing for the summer season all year.

Local experts to deliver surf plan

3:23 PM - Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Our city has more active surfers per capita than anywhere else in the world, so City of Gold Coast didn’t have to look far to create a committee of surf experts, charged to deliver a plan to grow our surf city.

Mayor welcomes Irish cricket team to the Gold Coast

4:00 PM - Monday, 29 September 2014

Mayor Tom Tate has welcomed Ireland’s national cricket team to the Gold Coast ahead of its Australian competition debut tomorrow.

Get ready to celebrate, Gold Coasters

11:30 AM - Thursday, 25 September 2014

You’re invited to Celebrate Gold Coast in Coolangatta this coming Sunday.

Kids get hands dirty for sports park’s first birthday

11:00 AM - Thursday, 18 September 2014

Gold Coast school children are set to give Ormeau Sports Park 3,000 green birthday gifts this week, as part of a huge City of Gold Coast project to enhance the greenery of the parkland and adjacent river.

Working together to defeat declared pests

11:00 AM - Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Coordinated action between neighbouring and cross-border councils, community groups and landholders is the cornerstone of the City of Gold Coast’s approach to preventing and managing declared pests across the city.

Mayor and Councillors

Mayor Tom Tate

Mayor Tom Tate

Tom is a civil engineer by trade, having graduated from the University of NSW in the early '80s. He started his career in the construction industry and later moved...

Cr Donna Gates

Cr Donna Gates

Division 1

Division 1 is the City's northern gateway to the Gold Coast. The newly defined boundaries comprise what has historically been the city's largest division.


Cr William Owen-Jones

Division 2

Division 2 includes the suburbs of Helensvale, Monterey Keys, Oyster Cove, Oxenford, Studio Village, Regatta Waters, Coomera, parts of Upper Coomera and Arundel.


Cr Cameron Caldwell

Division 3

Division 3 is to the north east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Biggera Waters (part of), Boykambil, Coombabah, Hollywell, Hope Island, Paradise Point...


Cr Margaret Grummitt

Division 4

Division 4 is centrally east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Arundel, Labrador, Southport (north), Biggera Waters and Runaway Bay (south).


Cr Tracey Gilmore

Division 5

Division 5 includes the suburbs of Pacific Pines, Park Lake, Gaven, Nerang, Highland Park (part), Clagiraba, Mt Nathan, Guanaba and Maudsland (part).


Cr Dawn Crichlow OAM

Division 6

Division 6 extends westward from the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Southport (part), Ashmore (part), Parkwood and Molendinar.


Cr Lex Bell OAM

Division 7

Division 7 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs Isle of Capri, Benowa, Bundall, Main Beach, Surfers, Paradise Waters, Ashmore and Southport.


Cr Robert La Castra

Division 8

Division 8 is inland from the Coast along the Nerang River and includes the suburbs of Ashmore, Nerang East, Merridown, Merrimac, Carrara, Boonooroo and Clear Island Waters


Cr Glenn Tozer

Division 9

Division 9 is in the south west region of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Advancetown, Austinville, Bonogin, Gilston, Highland Park, Lower Beechmont...


Cr Paul Taylor

Division 10

Division 10 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Mermaid Beach (part of), Mermaid Waters (part of) and Bundall


Cr Jan Grew

Division 11

Division 11 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Robina, Varsity Lakes and part of Burleigh Waters.


Cr Greg Betts

Division 12

Division 12 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters (part of), Miami and Mermaid (part of).


Cr Daphne McDonald

Division 13

Division 13 is on the south-east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Palm Beach, Elanora, Reedy Creek, Burleigh Heads and Tallebudgera


Cr Chris Robbins

Division 14

Division 14 is at the south of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Elanora (part of), Tallebudgera (part of), Tallebudgera Valley, Currumbin Valley...

Our city highlights

The draft City Plan 2015

Draft City Plan 2015

The draft City Plan 2015 takes a fresh approach to encouraging greater economic investment and job creation, whilst enhancing our enviable lifestyle.